Class of 1975

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1975 Historical Events

Gas Price:
$0.57/gallon

U.S. Energy Information Administration

38th President:
Gerald Ford

Served from August 9, 1974 to January 20, 1977 (2 years)
World Series Winner:
Oakland Athletics (AL)

Defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers (NL) with a record of 4-1
Super Bowl IX Winner:
Pittsburgh Steelers

Defeated the Minnesota Vikings with a score of 16-6
Watergate scandal. President announces his resignation
(Aug. 8, 1974)

Entertainment

For 1975 movies, Jaws came out on top. It grossed over $260,000,000 to make it the most popular movie of 1975. Among 1975 TV shows, All in the Family was the most popular for the year.

 

Top Movies from 1975

  • Jaws
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • Shampoo
  • The Return of the Pink Panther
  • Three Days of the Condor
  • Funny Lady
 

Top Songs from 1975

  • Love Will Keep Us Together, The Captain and Tennille
  • Rhinestone Cowboy, Glen Campbell
  • Philadelphia Freedom, Elton John
  • Before The Next Teardrop Falls, Freddy Fender
  • My Eyes Adored You, Frankie Valli
  • Shining Star, Earth, Wind and Fire
  • Fame, David Bowie

Billboard Top Songs from 1975

All of the 1975 hits below topped the 1975 Billboard Top 100 charts. Can you remember the lyrics of any of these 1975 top songs?

RankArtistSong
1.Captain and TennilleLove Will Keep Us Together
2.Glen CampbellRhinestone Cowboy
3.Elton JohnPhiladelphia Freedom
4.Freddy FenderBefore The Next Teardrop Falls
5.Frankie ValliMy Eyes Adored You
6.Earth, Wind and FireShining Star
7.David BowieFame
8.Neil SedakaLaughter In The Rain
9.EaglesOne Of These Nights
10.John DenverThank God I'm A Country Boy
11.Bee GeesJive Talkin'
12.EaglesBest Of My Love
13.Minnie RipertonLovin' You
14.Carl DouglasKung Fu Fighting
15.Doobie BrothersBlack Water
16.SweetBallroom Blitz
17.B.J. Thomas(Hey Wont You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
18.Tony Orlando and DawnHe Don't Love You (Like I Love You)
19.Janis IanAt Seventeen
20.Average White BandPick Up The Pieces
21.Van McCoy and The Soul City SymphonyThe Hustle
22.LabelleLady Marmalade
23.WarWhy Can't We Be Friends?
24.Major HarrisLove Wont Let Me Wait
25.Stevie WonderBoogie On Reggae Woman
26.Freddy FenderWasted Days And Wasted Nights
27.Isley BrothersFight The Power, Pt. 1
28.Helen ReddyAngie Baby
29.Ozark Mountain DaredevilJackie Blue
30.Ohio PlayersFire
31.PilotMagic
32.CarpentersPlease Mr. Postman
33.AmericaSister Golden Hair
34.Elton JohnLucy In The Sky With Diamonds
35.Barry ManilowMandy
36.Olivia Newton-JohnHave You Never Been Mellow
37.Barry ManilowCould It Be Magic
38.Harry ChapinCat's In The Cradle
39.Michael MurphyWildfire
40.Jessi ColterI'm Not Lisa
41.WingsListen To What The Man Said
42.10ccI'm Not In Love
43.Billy SwanI Can Help
44.Hamilton, Joe Frank and ReynoldsFallin' In Love
45.Morris AlbertFeelings
46.Sammy JohnsChevy Van
47.Linda RonstadtWhen Will I Be Loved
48.Barry WhiteYou're The First, The Last, My Everthing
49.Olivia Newton-JohnPlease Mr Please
50.Linda RonstadtYou're No Good
51.BazukaDynomite
52.BlackbyrdsWalking In Rhythm
53.Gladys Knight and The PipsThe Way We Were / Try To Remember
54.Melissa ManchesterMidnight Blue
55.SugarloafDon't Call Us, We'll Call You
56.Phoebe SnowPoetry Man
57.AceHow Long
58.B.T. ExpressExpress
59.Earth, Wind and FireThat's The Way Of The World
60.StyxLady
61.Grand FunkBad Time
62.Alice CooperOnly Women Bleed
63.Carol DouglasDoctor's Orders
64.K.C. and The Sunshine BandGet Down Tonight
65.Joe CockerYou Are So Beautiful / It's A Sin When You Love Somebody
66.Paul Anka and Odia CoatesOne Man Woman-One Woman Man
67.Bad CompanyFeel Like Makin' Love
68.James TaylorHow Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)
69.OrleansDance With Me
70.Average White BandCut The Cake
71.Gloria GaynorNever Can Say Goodbye
72.Paul AnkaI Don't Like To Sleep Alone
73.Donny and Marie OsmondMorning Side Of The Mountain
74.Grand FunkSome Kind Of Wonderful
75.Three DegreesWhen Will I See You Again
76.Joe SimonGet Down, Get Down (Get On The Floor)
77.John DenverI'm Sorry / Calypso
78.QueenKiller Queen
79.Eddie KendricksShoeshine Boy
80.B.T. ExpressDo It (Til You're Satisfied)
81.Electric Light OrchestraCan't Get It Out Of My Head
82.Al GreenSha-La-La (Make Me Happy)
83.AmericaLonely People
84.RufusYou Got The Love
85.Mike PostThe Rockford Files
86.TavaresIt Only Takes A Minute
87.Ringo StarrNo No Song / Snookeroo
88.Paul McCartney and WingsJunior's Farm / Sally G
89.Jethro TullBungle In The Jungle
90.Leo SayerLong Tall Glasses (I Can Dance)
91.Elton JohnSomeone Saved My Life Tonight
92.Ray StevensMisty
93.Neil SedakaBad Blood
94.CarpentersOnly Yesterday
95.Dwight Twilley BandI'm On Fire
96.Ringo StarrOnly You
97.Amazing Rhythm AcesThird Rate Romance
98.Bachman-Turner OverdriveYou Aint Seen Nothin' Yet / Free Wheelin'
99.Frankie ValliSwearin' To God
100.Disco Tex and The Sex-O-lettesGet Dancin'

Most Popular Names for People Who Graduated in 1975

Girls

  1. Mary
  2. Susan
  3. Linda
  4. Debra
  5. Karen

Guys

  1. Michael
  2. James
  3. David
  4. Robert
  5. John

Class of 1975 Yearbook

Class of 1975 Reunion

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Class of 1975: If are part of the 1975 graduating class, we hope you enjoy thinking about the historical events, remembering the lyrics to the best songs, and thinking back to some of your best high school friends. Be sure to visit Classmates.com® to find old friends from the class of 1975 and reconnect with fellow class of '75 graduates. They have tools to help you plan a class of 1975 reunion, see yearbook photos from 1975, and use the graduates list to get in touch with old friends.

If you did not graduate in the class of 1975, try the Class of 1974 or the Class of 1976.